An upcoming 16-month deployment of the USS Fort Worth, a new coastal warship built by Lockheed Martin Corp, kicks off a new strategy by the US Navy that it says will save money and help maintain a presence overseas despite tighter budgets.
Even as US President presented a robust rhetoric about how to combat the monstrous advance of the Islamic State extremists, Senator John McCain denied that America was any safer than it was five years ago, adding that Obama's failure to retain a residual force in Iraq led to the rise of the ISIS.
US Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain Sunday reiterated calls for the White House to do more to tackle what he says is a threat from the Islamic State (IS), the Sunni militant group wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria.
The US has high level of expectations about a new momentum of India`s economic growth under the new government, a senior American Senator Thursday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi who expressed desire to take the relationship to a new level.
A visit to India by US Senator John McCain on Wednesday was overshadowed by a row over reports that the National Security Agency was authorised to spy on Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Bharatiya Janata Party in 2010.
US Defence hawk Senator John McCain stressed that deployment of US military force to Ukraine remained unthinkable, but said President Barack Obama nevertheless has failed to stand up to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
US Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million.
In a tit-for-tat retort to Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in New York Times, US Senator John McCain wrote a sharp-worded opinion piece in Russian newspaper Pravda, calling the Russian President a tyrant who ruled by repression and corruption and did not “believe in Russians”.
Senator John McCain, a longtime advocate for forceful military intervention in Syria, was caught playing poker on his smartphone as top officials testified at one of the most pivotal congressional hearings of the year.
Having announced over the weekend that he`ll seek congressional approval for military strikes against the Assad regime, the Obama administration is now trying to rally support among Americans and their congressman and senators.